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Report: GM won’t have to completely retool factory for aluminum truck manufacturing thanks to new welding process

Report: GM won’t have to completely retool...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 28, 2014

Ford’s new F-150 is the first pickup out of the gate in the race to reduce weight with aluminum, but ...

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will add 100 workers to new line

JCB now building 3CX backhoes in North America, will...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 18, 2014

JCB has added the 3CX backhoe to the lineup of machines being made at its North American headquarters in Savannah, ...

Case to move M Series dozer production to Burlington, Iowa plant in $24 million expansion

Case to move M Series dozer production to Burlington,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

Case Construction Equipment has announced that it plans to move production of its M Series crawler dozers to Burlington, Iowa, ...

Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment manufacturing workers are on the rise

Wages for construction workers and heavy equipment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 05, 2014

We're now five years into the economic recovery following the Great Recession and pay raises, according to a report from ...

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Komatsu sees slight boost in sales and profit during 1Q

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 29, 2014

Komatsu announced today increases in both sales and profit during the company's first quarter ending June 31. The company reported net ...

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant, relocate production, cut 510 jobs

Caterpillar to shut down South Carolina engine plant,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2014

Caterpillar has announced that it is relocating production of engines from a plant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina to plants ...

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

JCB’s $244 million expansion plan will create 2,500 jobs in UK

JCB’s $244 million expansion plan will create...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 13, 2013

Two new factories and a large expansion are in the plans for JCB as part of a $244 million plan ...

Mike Ballweber named president of Doosan Portable Power

Mike Ballweber named president of Doosan Portable Power

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2013

Doosan has announced that Mike Ballweber is the new president of Doosan Portable Power. Ballweber, who is being promoted from vice ...

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass, working on ways to improve interaction with equipment

Caterpillar granted early access to Google Glass,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 09, 2013

While we're pretty sure Google Glass isn't ready for primetime on jobsites just yet, Caterpillar is working to figure out ...

Navistar loses $247 million in Q3, cuts 500 employees from workforce

Navistar loses $247 million in Q3, cuts 500 employees...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 04, 2013

Navistar’s efforts to restore the company’s profitability took a logical yet unenviable turn Tuesday as the company announced plans to ...

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